There is an old adage that global forces impact local lifestyles. But how can a ship that got sideways on the other side of the world in the Suez Canal have any repercussions here in Thurston County? Welcome to the active domino game known as global trade.
Conley Booth is the Marine Terminal Operations Coordinator for the Port of Olympia.
Conley began her career at the Port of Olympia in June 2005 working in various departments and eventually landing at the marine terminal in March 2013.
As the Marine Terminal Operations Coordinator, she has successfully coordinated various operations from imports of ceramic proppant, organic grain, gold ore, to various exports of cattle, feed, and logs. She’s worked directly with the customers on inventory control, storage, and coordinating railcar movements with both the customer and the shortline railroad, Olympia & Belmore Railroad. Conley also works with the existing log tenants Weyerhaeuser and Holbrook on their yard operations and vessel schedules.
Conley lives in Yelm with her husband Kris and has four grown children. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her family camping, hiking, and gardening.
Lummi Nation Totem Pole
The Port of Olympia's Marine Terminal stored the Lummi Nation totem pole overnight on May 15 as it made several stops on its way before arriving at the US Capitol.
Olympia Fire Department Training
Olympia Fire Department conducted training on the Port's marine terminal in July. They covered basic operation awareness, and vessel response.
Vessel First Visits to the Port of Olympia
On May 4, 2021, Port Commissioner Bill McGregor presented an award to Captain Siricio Recamadas of the Stanley Bay on the vessel's first visit to the Port of Olympia.
On June 2, 2021, Port Commissioner Joe Downing and Marine Terminal Operations Coordinator Conley Booth presented an award to Captain Lee Gyeong-Hun of the Global Forest on the vessel's first visit to the Port of Olympia.
On June 23, 2021, Port Commissioner Bill McGregor and Talon Marine's Kelly Atkinson presented an award to Captain Lou of the Kodiak Island on the vessel's first visit to the Port of Olympia.
Sign Up for Vessel Announcements
Interested in learning more about the vessels arriving at the Port of Olympia? Sign up for vessel announcement emails for the vessel's name and estimated day of arrival.
With a strategic Pacific Northwest location and a productive workforce, you can count on innovative service and competitive pricing. We are ready to meet your unique cargo and performance needs.
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Sea Camels for Lease
Sea camels intended for vessel standoff are available for sale or lease. Each section is 4.5' x 66' and weighs approximately 25,500 lbs. Click here to learn more.
SUCCEED WITH US, CHOOSE OLYMPIA
When it comes to special handling needs, the Port of Olympia has the equipment, experience, and know-how to get the job done right. When you make the move with us, you can expect customized, efficient shipping services that enhance your bottom line.
Owned and operated by the Port of Olympia, our 66-acre terminal is situated on Budd Inlet at the head of Puget Sound. We are centrally located to serve Puget Sound and the Columbia River Basin, providing ready access to local, regional and international markets.
A complete cargo facility focused on breakbulk, bulk and ro-ro goods.
Rail service provided by Union Pacific and BNSF with an on dock rail loop. Switching provided by the Olympia and Belmore Railroad.
Three modern, deepwater berths.
Strong working relationship with the ILWU to efficiently and safely expedite your cargo.
Heavy machinery, conveyor system, a heavy-lift mobile harbor crane, and truck scales.
A 76,000 sqft on-dock warehouse.
Easy access to Interstate 5.
Midway between Vancouver, Canada and Portland, Oregon.